Monday, 4 February 2013

Romania: Learning to Love Europe's Wild Child. Tessa Dunlop.

Tessa Dunlop, a broadcaster, writer and historian with a special interest in Romanian culture and history, will speak on her 20 year odyssey through modern day Romania in talks in Kirkcaldy, Edinburgh and Glasgow on 18th and 20th of February.

Tessa Dunlop has close ties to Romania. She first went to Romania aged eighteen shortly after the Revolution. Tessa is the author of the book To Romania With Love, the story of how one young Romanian boy and his country changed her life forever.  She is fascinated by the country’s history, including the story of Princess Marie, granddaughter of Queen Victoria who became the ‘Soldier Queen’ of Romania. Romania is a beautiful country riddled with corruption. 

Tessa Dunlop.
Tessa Dunlop is a writer, broadcaster and historian with a passion for Romania.

These talks are part of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society’s Inspiring People talks programme.
Tessa is a television presenter, radio broadcaster and historian. She is currently a presenter and historian on BBC Two’s Coast. She has presented history programmes on BBC1 London, BBC2, Discovery Europe, Channel 4, UKTV History and the History Channel (USA).

Tessa’s talk ‘Romania: Learning to Love Europe’s Wild Child’ takes place at the following times and venues.

Kirkcaldy: Monday 18th February at 7.30pm. 
School of Midwifery, University of Dundee Fife Campus, 5 Forth Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5YS. Edinburgh: Wednesday 20th February at 2:15pm.
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE.
Glasgow: Wednesday 20th February at 7:30pm.
Boyd Orr Building, University of Glasgow, University Ave, Glasgow, G2 4JP.

Tickets are £8 for adults, (redeemable if buying membership) and free for students, under 18s and for RSGS members. Tickets are available on the day from the venue. For more information about any talks this season please visit